Communications assistant, London

David Chipperfield Architects is a leading international practice with offices in London, Berlin, Milan and Shanghai. We are looking for an experienced communications assistant to join our communications team.


Responsibilities will include supporting the Head of Communications with a wide range of administrative tasks, managing a large workload of PR and press requests, managing our image library, logging contacts as well as gathering and assembling information for both internal and external sources.  This will also involve website editing and updates and the coordination of internal communications and events.


The role also includes crafting text for the practice’s internal and external publications, project fact sheets and credits, while maintaining our internal graphic identity throughout all documentation. This will involve working together with our other offices and project teams and therefore a flexible and proactive approach to work is imperative. You will be able to demonstrate organisational skills and strong attention to detail and a natural flair for writing combined with a passion for design.


The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level or equivalent. Outstanding communication skills and excellent command of the English language are a must, as well as diplomacy, initiative, and a willingness to go the extra mile. Proficiency in InDesign, Photoshop and Microsoft Office are essential, familiarity with Union Square and Open Asset advantageous.  Experience of or a background in architecture and/or the wider arts and humanities is desirable for this role.


This full time, permanent role demands a dedicated self-starter with and team spirit who shares our creative ambitions.


To apply please quote ‘Communications assistant’ in your hard copy application and send a CV with concise motivation letter indicating your availability and salary expectations to 

The Recruitment Team

David Chipperfield Architects

11 York Road

London SE1 7NX


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, within three weeks of receipt of your application.


Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.


David Chipperfield Architects is an equal opportunities employer and supports Women in Architecture.


No agencies please.